Grooveshark Removed From Google Chromecast After RIAA Complaint

It's been less than a month since Grooveshark was approved for streaming via Google's hot Chromecast platform.  At the time of the announcement we wondered if it was a sign. Continue reading

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HypedMusic Shuts Down After RIAA Warning

Free music streaming siite and app HypedMusic has shut down after receiving a warning notification from the RIAA.  HypedMusic pulled tracks from Soundcloud, YouTube and Tumblr. Users could generate playlists, which. Continue reading

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Is The RIAA Planning Another Attack On Musicians’ Rights?

By Mike Masnick of Techdirt.   We've written a few times about how the RIAA has been fighting hard to screw over tons of musicians by taking away their "termination. Continue reading

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RIAA Demands 5 Million Takedowns In Last 6 Weeks [CHART]

Last year the RIAA requested that Google romove from its index 20 million urls to infringers. But more recently the speed of RIAA takedowns has accelerated to 5 million takedowns. Continue reading

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Thanks To Jay-Z, RIAA Gold & Platinum Awards Join The Digital Age

Crawling a little further into the digital age, the RIAA has just updated the rules for Gold and Platinum Awards. Sales of digital albums will now be eligible for certification on their release and. Continue reading

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Court: Gov’t Shut Down Urban Music Site Dajaz1.com Without Even Investigating RIAA Claims

In a case that combines the concepts of "guilty until proven innocent" and "government capture," a recent release of court documents reveals that the seizure of Dajaz1.com by Federal authorities,. Continue reading

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